Lead Engineer

Feb 20, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Number: 00044713

Primary Function of Organization Unit: The 900+ positions of the Facilities Division service the students and staff of the University's teaching, research/administrative space and 2, 240 acres of infrastructure. The Facilities Division provides design and building services, maintenance, custodial, landscape, solid waste removal, utility, mail, and motor pool services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The goal is to deliver cost effective services to the University, ensure completed projects and maintenance that conform to codes and regulations, while minimizing University liabilities and disruptions caused by the maintenance, repair, building, and equipment modifications to the University. The primary purpose of the Capital Project Management (CPM) department is to support teaching, research, extension and other activities of the University through timely and economical completion of design, construction, renovation and/or repair of facilities. Accordingly, CPM administers all University, endowment and research corporation design and construction for formal projects over $500,000.

Essential Job Duties: This position is charged with direct project management responsibilities for ensuring that capital project construction (>$500,000) is completed on time and within established budgets while ensuring that construction meets Federal, state and local building codes as well as University requirements with minimal disruption to ongoing University activities. As an Advanced Engineer, this position is tasked with managing multiple, complex projects in excess of $80 million per project. This position does have direct responsibility for administration and coordination of each of these contracts and professionals. This position needs the ability to prepare for emerging needs; to manage multiple projects, determine project urgency in a meaningful and practical way; use goals to guide actions and create detailed action plans; organize and schedule people and tasks. This position is a senior level engineer, who will act as a mentor for lower level engineers, providing guidance in project management and decision making.

Minimum Education/Experience:

Department Required Skills: Proficient knowledge of standard design and construction practices and have both office and field experience. Effective oral and written communication skills. Ability to proficiently operate personal computer and a variety of software for e-mail, word processing, spreadsheets, databases and information collection.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: Graduation from a four year college or university with a major in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or Architecture and eight years of related experience in construction project engineering/management; or an equivalent combination of training and directly related experience. LEED accredited professional preferred.

Necessary Licenses and Certifications: Valid DL Required. Valid North Carolina driver's license is required within 60 days of hire and must be maintained.

AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at "www.wes.org":http//wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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